Solved

Restricing internal mail attachments

Posted on 2011-09-07
5
618 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Gents,

I am looking for a way to stop my users using email to mail attachments that are over 3-4MB to each over, we have a very good internal network with each user having shared folders and central folders for sharing, we want our users to use the network for files.

Asking them not to do this hasn't worked so we want to restrict internal mail only, Is this possible?
0
Comment
Question by:BMI-IT
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
tsaico earned 125 total points
ID: 36497435
Yes, here is the link to MS technet article on the methodology on it.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124345.aspx

Generally it would be making Transport policies that would limit the outbound send to internal users that would limit the attachment size.  The above article has some good information on the thought process to design your connectors so that the right ones are done at the right times, and you don't end up blocking all  attachments to anyone, including outside the organization.
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:5g6tdcv4
ID: 36497458
Exchange management console, hub transport, transport rules.
Create a rule when sent from inside organization and attachment is larger than 3mb
0
 

Author Comment

by:BMI-IT
ID: 36497560
Thank you

"Exchange management console, hub transport, transport rules.
Create a rule when sent from inside organization and attachment is larger than 3mb"

would this a sent from internal to internal?

0
 
LVL 13

Assisted Solution

by:5g6tdcv4
5g6tdcv4 earned 125 total points
ID: 36497580
on step 1 in the wizard select sent from "inside the org" and also select sent to "inside the org"
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:BMI-IT
ID: 36498068
nice and easy... and some reading material to boot :)

thank you
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Finding original email is quite difficult due to their duplicates. From this article, you will come to know why multiple duplicates of same emails appear and how to delete duplicate emails from Outlook securely and instantly while vital emails remai…
This article explains how to install and use the NTBackup utility that comes with Windows Server.
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…

839 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question